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WorldCat - YouTube video

WorldCat is a union catalog that itemizes the collections of 72000 libraries in 170 countries and territories that participate in the Online Computer Library Center ...
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A good introduction to WorldCat!

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Library system goes high-tech - GoErie.com

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Library system goes high-tech GoErie.com

"Denise Sticha, Berks County Public Libraries administrator, said the new system is especially helpful to patrons with motor-skill impairment, seniors who might not be able to use a mouse and to children."

She said the new Hewlett-Packard computers provide a state-of-the-art catalog system on a 21.5-inch computer screen.

"Some of the libraries have older equipment," Sticha said. "We wanted to update all of the equipment before it failed. We want our equipment to be user-friendly."

When a patron taps a search box of the catalog, an on-screen keyboard appears so the user can input the title of the book."

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